Due to continuous rain, the T20 World Cup match between New Zealand and Afghanistan could not start on time here on Wednesday. According to Indian time, this match was to start at 1.30 pm. Earlier, in a rain-affected match, Ireland defeated England by five runs using the Duckworth-Lewis method.
New Zealand defeated Australia by a huge margin of 89 runs in their first match of the tournament. The team’s form was not good before the tournament but the bowlers put up a strong performance against Australia batting after batting. On the other hand, Afghanistan had to face defeat against England.
New Zealand Team: Finn Allen, Devon Conway (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Saudi, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Daryl Mitchell, Martin Guptill, Adam Milne, Michael Bracewell .
Afghanistan Team: Hazratullah Zazai, Rehmanullah Gurbaz (W), Ibrahim Zadran, Usman Ghani, Najibullah Zadran, Muhammad Nabi (C), Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Farid Ahmad Malik, Fazalhaq Farooqui, Qais Ahmed, Naveen-ul-Haq, Darwesh Rasouli, Mohammad Salim Safi.